[mythtv-users] Which tuner did MythTV use?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Nov 15 04:17:28 UTC 2012

On 11/12/2012 06:28 PM, Tony Sauri wrote:
> On 13/11/12 11:38, Ray Lischner wrote:
>> I have two HDHomeRuns (four tuners), and at least one tuner seems to be
>> failing. Episodes sporadically come in clean, partially, or not at all.
>> My problem is identifying the failing tuner(s). By checking which tuners
>> MythTV planned to use for upcoming episodes, and comparing that with
>> failed recordings, I have been able to identify one problem tuner so
>> far. I need to repeat the exercise because episodes continue to fail
>> unpredictably. This process takes time and causes the necessary loss of
>> episodes. What would make this process faster would be if MythTV
>> remembered the tuner that it used to record a program.
>> My question: Does MythTV in fact keep track of which tuner it used? If
>> so, where in the database does it keep this information? (I could not
>> find it.)
>> Does anyone else consider this to be useful information? Or is it so
>> specialized to this one situation that it isn't worth the effort?
> Caveat:  I do not have a HDHomeRun so not sure what the logs will look 
> like for you.
> You should find records like or similar to this one in your Backend Logs:
> 12-11-13 09:29:03.125 Started recording: "Carter Can": channel 1100 on 
> cardid 5, sourceid 1
> A simple script will be able to extract and list them for you.


Probably needs some updates to the regexp for 0.25+.


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